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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #262899 (stock #C2392)
West Coast Trading Group
$60.00
This double sided poster consists of 5 pictures of Mao in different era. This poster shows Mao being with different class and minority representatives. Given that it show Hua Guo Feng in one of them with Mao, is likely to be a company's propaganda poster used to establish Hua Guo Feng's credential as Mao's successor. Developed in early 1970s. Please refer to stock # C2391 for images for the front side of this poster. Size: 15" by 20".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #664272 (stock #S1396)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,350.00
This large hand carved marble stone hitching post is measured 55" tall, 9" wide and 9" long. We have two of the same hitching posts in stock; they came in a pair but can be sold separately. Each weighs approx. 280 lbs. This traditional northern Chinese hitching post was used to tie horses for wealthy families. Often erected in a large courtyard, these decorative hitching posts in a pair are usually positioned on opposite side of the courtyard. This magnificent hand carved hitching post is both ...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #139087 (stock #S1081)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,200.00
This ancient stone carving plate displays a meditating Buddha sitting in what appears to be a temple setting. On the back of the stone, there is another carving of a Buddha. The entire statues is carved out of one single stone. The details of this stone statue is impeccable, creating an elusion of an actual meditation temple in one single piece of stone. Size: 12" Wide by 4.5" Deep by 19" Tall. Weight: 100 pounds. Circa 1850.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #164683 (stock #O2022)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,100.00
This 61" tall boxwood carving of a fairy lady named "Ling Zhi" sculpture was an extraordinary find from our antiquating trips to China. The intensely carved piece depicts flawless details while following the natural shape of the boxwood's branch and roots. Boxwood, called "Huang Yang Mu" in Chinese, is a highly suitable carving material, however, a size like such piece is unseen before. A museum quality piece waiting for the discovery of Asian art connoisseurs. Size: 14" Wide by 14" Deep by 61" ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1960 item #933018 (stock #C2934)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,095.00
Perhaps one of the rarest posters from the Communist China, this poster from 1956 in both Chinese and Tibetan shows Mao Ze Dong and Dali Lama, along with other Tibetan leaders meeting and gathering in Beijing, created from a photo taken during their meeting. China took control of Tibet in 1950s, Dali Lama went into exile since then. A very determined Communist China set up government in Tibet and started its occupation of Tibet in 1950s. This very timely and possibly one of the very few images o...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1700 item #107055 (stock #S1031)
West Coast Trading Group
$895.00
In the course of our travels in China over the past few years searching for items to bring to the U.S. market we often ran across wonderful stone carvings of a wide variety of figures, including many Buddhas. Through our network of buyers in China, we have slowly built up a collection of antique stone sculptures, ranging from ceremonial Buddha statues to mystical guardian animals, such as lions or Kirin. Most of these sculptures are from the Qing Dynasty, with some from as early as the Tang Dy...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Pre 1980 item #898322 (stock #W2002)
West Coast Trading Group
$895.00
Elegant Ma Jiang (Majiang, Mahjong) table hard carved with solid northern elm wood. Completely hand made, accompanying this table is two large northern official chairs in northern elm wood, dark black paint which is both contemporary and traditional. Make a grand statement to pair the two chairs together or place them separately in your study or living room. The table comes with very elegant mortise and tenon technique and has a horse hoof legs. The officials' chairs are with clean lines and car...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #662873 (stock #S1389)
West Coast Trading Group
$789.00
This large stone statue made of one single piece of unpolished marble stone is hand carved by local artisans in northern China's He Bei province for the exclusive usage of a local Buddhist temple. Size: 21.5" wide by 8.5" deep by 28" tall. Weight: 240 lbs. The Buddha is in meditating mudra with his legs crossed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #663235 (stock #S1393)
West Coast Trading Group
$728.00
This lovely hand carved Guan Yin and a child stone statue is made out of untreated marble. Guan Yin is the Goddess of compassion, when seen with a child, it's the symbol of fertility. This intricately carved stone statue was hand made by a local artist in the Shan Xi region. Side: 13" wide by 6" deep by 30" tall. Weight: 100 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #664250 (stock #S1395)
West Coast Trading Group
$698.00
This lovely pair of hand carved stone foo dogs (lion statues) came from an old courtyard which likely belonged to a business man's family compound in He Bei province. Often seen in front of the entrance gate, these foo dogs guard against evil spirits and keep the wealth from flowing outside of the house. Size: 10" x 7.5" x 20" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #773827 (stock #W2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$695.00
This elegant vintage Northern Elmwood Chinese Ming Style Console table has very clean lines and exudes modern aesthetics in black with ascent true brownish elm color on the round edges. A perfect fitting for a contemporary or modern home as well as traditional style homes. This versatile Ming style console table looks great in one's living room or dining room. It also makes a grand statement for one's foyer and or great standing behind your couch by the bay windows. Size: 61" long by 22" wide ...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #196393 (stock #S1125)
West Coast Trading Group
$689.00
This beautifully carved marble stone Guan Yin statue has a boy next to the foot of Guan Yin Goddess, a popular fertility symbol in China. The exact phrase to describe this image is called "Guan Yin Brings Child to your home". In China, Guan Yin is the most worshiped Goddess and a statue such as this one is often seen in a temple where the locals would gather and pray for a healthy conception or delivery of a baby. Size: 14" Long by 6" Wide by 30". Weight: 150 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #294915 (stock #S1180)
West Coast Trading Group
$675.00
This vintage standing stone statue weights 200 lbs and measures 9" by 8.5" by 36". Black limestone was used frequently in Chinese stone sculptures, they are sturdy and often used for outdoor garden landscapes. The Buddha is in Varada mudra, the fulfillment of all wishes; the gesture of Charity. He is holding a begging bowl, in the shape of lotus blossom, this is a sign of the Head of an order.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1910 item #163935 (stock #S1112)
West Coast Trading Group
$659.00
Solid stone piece with Buddha carving. Extraordinary piece. Size: 24" Tall by 4.5" deep by 9" Wide. Weight: 130 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #296382 (stock #S1208)
West Coast Trading Group
$589.00
This meditating Buddha plate from early to mid 19 c is of granite stone depicts a Buddha in meditating pose. His hand is in the Abhaya Mudra, Fearlessness Gesture. Also called Renunciation Gesture. , his legs crossed, in the famous lotus position, called Padmasana. The circle behind his head is the sign of sun, with the flames symbolizes the eternal light. Two Luohan figures are carved just below the base, they serve as guardians to the Buddha and in this statue, they are seen supporting the Bu...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1920 item #297275 (stock #S1227)
West Coast Trading Group
$529.00
Meditating sitting Buddha statue in granite stone, this statue depicts a Buddha in the Abhaya Mudra, the fearlessness gesture, also called the Renunciation Gesture. He is seen sitting on a lotus throne, symbol of purity. Measured 11" by 6" by 21", this statue weighs 80 lbs. Excellent patina and facial expressions. Excellent focal point for garden and indoor usage.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1960 item #366500 (stock #C2637)
West Coast Trading Group
$500.00
Titled "Soviet Union is our best friend", this rare set of 6 independent posters feature a variety of black and white photos of Soviet's participation in building a Communist China, many are photos that were banned after Soviet-China split in the 1950s. The poster also featured a photo of Soviet establishing dimplatic relations with China in 1949. Detailed descriptions of Soviet's help in building a new china was written in the traditional Chinese character format. An Shan steel company was used...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1800 item #107075 (stock #S1038)
West Coast Trading Group
$495.00
Stone statue of sitting buddha accompanyed by multiple meditating buddhas. Size: 15" Wide by 4.5" Deep by 21" Tall. Weight: approx. 80 pounds.